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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Singapore Halts Destruction Of ‘Pro-Gay’ Children’s Books

Singapore (AFP) – Singapore on Friday stopped its national library from destroying two children’s books with gay themes following an outcry over literary censorship in the tightly regulated city-state. Information Minister Yaacob Ibrahim ordered the books moved to the adult section, where parents can borrow them for their children, after another title had already been […]

July 18, 2014

Knife Attack Leaves At Least Four Dead At China Market

By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — At least four people were reported dead after knife-wielding assailants stabbed and slashed passers-by Friday morning in Changsha, in China’s south-central Hunan province. Witnesses described the assailants as Uighurs, a Turkic-speaking minority from northwestern China’s Xinjiang region. Militants from that region were implicated in a knifing rampage March […]

March 14, 2014